271
271
Herr, Gottfried
VERMEHRTES ARITHMETISCHES HAND-BUCH. BRESLAU: GOTTFRIED GRÜNDER FOR THE AUTHOR, 1653
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1,5002,500
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271
Herr, Gottfried
VERMEHRTES ARITHMETISCHES HAND-BUCH. BRESLAU: GOTTFRIED GRÜNDER FOR THE AUTHOR, 1653
Estimate
1,5002,500
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Herr, Gottfried
VERMEHRTES ARITHMETISCHES HAND-BUCH. BRESLAU: GOTTFRIED GRÜNDER FOR THE AUTHOR, 1653
folio (314 x 203mm.), title printed in red and black within a decorative border, tables printed in red and black, woodcut initials and tailpieces, contemporary Silesian blind-tooled calf [rear flyleaf with the watermark of St Peter holding his key, similar to Briquet 7615, from the mill at Reinertz, Silesia], with printed paper label on upper cover lettered "Steuer und Zinsbuch" [tax and interest book], two pairs of alum-tawed ties, lacking engraved title-page, a few wormholes in text, binding somewhat rubbed and wormed
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Provenance

Breslau Centralbibliothek, library stamp on verso of title-page, with cancel stamp "ausgeschieden"; bought from Bennett Gilbert, Los Angeles, 1993

Literature

Tomash & Williams H123; Hoock & Jeannin II/H16.1; VD17 14:634793S (locating 3 copies)

Catalogue Note

A manual for merchants with tables for use in commercial transactions, including compound interest tables. It was reissued in 1663 (see lot 272).

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